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Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (Master's Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance - PPGG)

Dear Students,

We are pleased to inform you of Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (Master's Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance - PPGG). Key details of the opportunity are outlined below. Please find attached the Brochure and Application form.

Please contact us in case of any query or further assistance.

Best Regards,

International Resource Center

Website: http://irc.iba.edu.pk/
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Brief description:

The DAAD Masters Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance Programme offers very good graduates from developing countries the chance to obtain a Master's degree in disciplines that are of special relevance for the social, political and economic development of their home country at German institutions of higher education.

Participating Programmes in Host Institutions:

The scholarships are awarded for selected Master courses at German institutions of higher education listed below:
- Hertie School of Governance, Berlin: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
- University of Duisburg-Essen: MA Development and Governance
- Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt: Master of Public Policy (MPP)
- Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Public Economics, Law and Politics (PELP)
- Hochschule Osnabrück: Management in Non-Profit Organisations
- University of Osnabrück: Master of Democratic Governance and Civil Society
- University of Passau: Master of Governance and Public Policy
- University of Potsdam: Master of Public Management (MPM)

The courses have an international orientation and are taught in German and/or English.

Scholarship value/inclusions:
- Tuition Fees
- Monthly Scholarship of 750 Euro
- Health Insurance in Germany
- Travel Allowance
- Study and Research Subsidy
- Rent Subsidy
- Allowance for Spouse/Children (where applicable)

Eligibility:
The latest university degree should be obtained during the last six years.
Young graduates without professional experience and for mid-career professionals.
Applicants cannot be considered if they have stayed in Germany for more than 15 months at the time of application.

Selection Criteria:
- Academic Results
- Knowledge of English (and German)
- Passion for Economic and Social Engagement in home country.
- A convincing description of the subject-related and personal motivation for the study project in Germany and the expected benefit when returning to the home country.

All Master courses have further additional requirements that must be fulfilled by the applicants at any case.

Application instructions:
Please submit your applications for the selected Master courses and for the DAAD scholarship to the respective universities only (not to DAAD).
Please fill in the attached DAAD application form by indicating your desired priority of study courses.

Application deadline for all 8 universities is from 1 June - 31 July 2016.

Website for further information:
https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/?status=&origin=&subjectGrps=&daad=&q=public policy&page=1&detail=10000039